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When we first decided to move to Vermont, I had visions of hitting all of the state’s downhill skiing mountains during the first winter. After that initial exuberance, we realized that the budget (and probably our energy levels) wouldn’t support that much alpine skiing, so we modified the goal. 1,122 more words

Alpine Skiing

Mikaela Shiffrin wins Maribor slalom, snags World Cup lead in teenage finale (video)

Mikaela Shiffrin won her 13th World Cup race in her final scheduled start as a teenager, moving into the World Cup slalom standings lead in rainy Maribor, Slovenia, on Sunday. 444 more words


Lindsey Vonn falls in Maribor giant slalom (video)

Lindsey VonnĀ appeared to escape major injury after falling and sliding into netting in her first run of a World Cup giant slalom in Maribor, Slovenia, on Saturday. 369 more words


Aksel Lund Svindal done for season

Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal is skipping the rest of the Alpine skiing World Cup season to get back to 100 percent after he ruptured an Achilles tendon playing soccer in October and to avoid risking starting next season with a poor start number. 91 more words


Three takeaways from World Alpine Skiing Championships

The just-completed World Championships brought together one of the greatest collections of Alpine skiing talent in history, a group that will likely never compete at the same event again. 929 more words


Frenchman stuns to finish World Alpine Skiing Championships (video)

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The World Alpine Skiing Championships concluded with a huge surprise.

France’s Jean-Baptiste Grange won the slalom, after Austrian favorite Marcel Hirscher… 264 more words


WATCH LIVE: World Championships men's slalom -- 4:30 p.m. ET

The world’s best men’s skier looks to close the World Championships with a third gold medal in the slalom in Beaver Creek, Colo., on Sunday afternoon, live on NBC and NBC Sports… 164 more words